Awareness Raising

Minnesota Recovery Connection (MRC)

The Minnesota Recovery Connection's mission is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education, and advocacy. MRC envisions a world where recovery from dependence on alcohol and other drugs is understood, promoted, and embraced, and where all who seek it have access to the support, care, and resources they need to achieve long-term recovery. This organization assists people seeking treatment, transportation, housing, job training, education, and health services in their pathway to recovery.

MusiCares

MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for people in times of need. Its services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical, and personal topics. It also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.

NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

NAADAC is a national nonprofit membership organization that represents the professional interests of more than 85,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals; who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support and education.

NACoA, Just 4 Kids

NACoA, Just 4 Kids works to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families by working to raise public awareness and provide leadership in public policy at the national, state, and local levels.

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) – Student Affairs in Higher Education

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) promotes the discussion of issues around alcohol and other drugs on student campuses, including sharing both successful and problematic practices, and the organization/planning of activities and events at regional and national meetings. The Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Knowledge Community serves as a resource for both members of NASPA and other AOD groups.

National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC)

The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC) nonprofit works to protect and serve children whose caregivers are involved in drug trafficking or substance misuse. It provides training, technical assistance, and resources for law enforcement, child welfare, medical personnel, and other practitioners to implement effective collaborative efforts to diminish child maltreatment and help families recovery. National DEC includes a network of state, tribal, and local DEC Alliances and provides regualr training webinars, and thousands of online resources.

National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery)

The National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery) is a membership organization representing people whose recovery from opiate dependence is assisted with medication. Its membership includes methadone patients, family members, and health care professionals whose common goal is to fight the ignorance and prejudice surrounding medication-assisted recovery.

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)

The Natiuonal Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT) is a nonprofit organization focused on educating the public about the disease of opioid dependence and buprenorphine treatment. NAABT helps reduce discrimination associated with patients with dependency disorders, and serves as a conduit for connecting patients in need of treatment to qualified treatment providers with a patient/physician matching system.

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